Category: skills

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Doing vs. Thinking

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Doing vs. Thinking

When I was in high school, I was a pretty good tennis player. Beginning in tenth grade and through my senior year, I was the best player in my school. But let me put that in perspective. Since I lived in a rural area of Appalachia, there were not a lot of tennis players in […]

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Un-Handy Man

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Un-Handy Man

Since many of us are homebound and attempting household projects, I thought I’d share an article that originally appeared in the Herndon Observer Newspaper and then later in my book, If Not Now, When? Enjoy. Here’s an equation I never learned in college calculus: DASHP = 10 × TYTIWT (the duration of any simple home […]

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What I Read…And Why

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What I Read…And Why

The largest non-profit children’s literacy organization in the U.S. is Reading is Fundamental, Inc. When I was a child, however, I found reading fundamental-ly frustrating. You see, I was a slow reader and every assignment felt like drudgery. I remember lying on my bed one Sunday afternoon trying to finish Tom Sawyer so I could […]

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Are You Customizing Your Skills?

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Are You Customizing Your Skills?

Each of us has unique skills that we can use in our life and work. Sometimes, however, it takes a while to figure out just what those skills are. Early in my career, I heard other speakers talk about how they customized every presentation they did. They would interview people, read organizational documents, and then […]

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